Man charged after armed robbery at chemist

POLICE have charged a man following an alleged armed robbery of a chemist at Clifton Beach this morning.

About 9am a man entered the Captain Cook Highway premises where it will be alleged that after being served, he presented a knife and demanded prescription drugs.

Staff co-operated and upon being provided the drugs the man left the store.

No one was physical injured during the robbery.

The man  is due to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on June 9 charged with one count of armed robbery.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

 


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